SOCW 230 - Human Behav and Social Envr 1

Builds a foundational understanding of people and their social environments focusing primarily on factors that influence human behavior such as culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, discrimination, economic forces, organizations, and communities. Covers theories and knowledge about the ways social systems promote or deter people in maintaining or achieving health and well-being. Prereq: SOCW 100; permission of the department chairperson. Parallel: SOC 242 or 100 (waived for social work minors and family life educator certification and child development candidates). Open only to social work majors & minors, and family life educator certification and child development candidates.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOCW 100
Co-requisite: none